Why Is Easter Earlier Than Passover This Year?

  Before answering this question, we all need to understand that Easter and Passover are two individual holidays.  Since they are different, then it is normal for them to have two different dates.  Most of the time these holidays are extremely close to each other, but there are some years that these will be on… Continue reading Why Is Easter Earlier Than Passover This Year?

The Symbol of the Two Headed Eagle – St. Petersburg, Russia

Two headed eagles are a common sight all over the planet, its amazing how this symbol is rooted into cultures of many nations.  Personally, I have always connected this symbol to Russia.  When visiting Russia it is hard to miss, because it’s basically everywhere.  Also, while traveling around Europe I have realized that this symbol… Continue reading The Symbol of the Two Headed Eagle – St. Petersburg, Russia

The Astronomical Clock at St. Mary’s Church – Rostock, Germany

  St. Mary’s church has so many symbols that I literally could write dozens of blog posts about this church.  Interestingly enough, the variety of symbols is so unique that by being there you might think it is a few churches wrapped into one.  Ok, its time to talk about the most famous symbol in… Continue reading The Astronomical Clock at St. Mary’s Church – Rostock, Germany

Skull and Crossbones in Trinitatis Church – Copenhagen, Denmark

There are so many stories about this symbol and such a wide variety of sources that tell us why this symbols is used.  Some sources say that in ancient times it didn’t necessarily have a negative connotation.  It was a reminder that this life was not eternal, but provided hope for what was to come… Continue reading Skull and Crossbones in Trinitatis Church – Copenhagen, Denmark